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Proof and Pay now possible with new Visa Prepaid CitizenCard
Posted by CitizenCard on 02 November 2012 09:46 AM

Originally posted 23-7-2012

Proof and Pay now possible with new Visa Prepaid CitizenCard

Only card with Government proof of age approval combined with Prepaid card launched for those 12 years old and above

London, 23 July 2012: CitizenCard has today launched the first combined photo ID proof of age and Prepaid Visa card, available to 12 year olds and above, within the UK. The Visa Prepaid CitizenCard will now enable users to prove their identity and age, as well as pay for purchases...

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Nov
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Weekly Teen Pocket Money Tops A Tenner
Posted by CitizenCard on 02 November 2012 09:44 AM

Originally posted on 23-7-2012

Weekly Teen Pocket Money Tops A Tenner

And Mum and Dad keeping money matters front of mind as schools and colleges continue to fail 11 to 20 year olds

Surprisingly only 40% of 11 to 20 year olds now receive a consistent regular allowance or pocket money, however average pocket money for this group now tops a tenner at £11.37.  This is according to research by Visa Prepaid CitizenCard, a new combined photo ID, proof of age and Prepaid Visa card run by the...

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Nov
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Shadow Energy Secretary Caroline Flint endorses 'No ID, No Sale!'
Posted by CitizenCard on 02 November 2012 09:40 AM

Originally posted on 19-7-2012

Shadow Energy & Climate Change Secretary Caroline Flint MP applauds Don Valley's adoption of 'No ID, No Sale' policy to stop children buying age-restricted products such as alcohol and tobacco

Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP (Friday 13th July) called on local retailers to support the 'No ID, No Sale!' campaign which seeks to ensure that only adults can buy lottery, tobacco and other age-restricted goods. Caroline was speaking at The Co-operative store where she...

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MP Bob Walter supports 'No ID, No Sale!' in North Dorset
Posted by CitizenCard on 02 November 2012 09:36 AM

Originally posted on 27-6-2012

ON FRIDAY 22 JUNE, Robert Walter MP (North Dorset) visited local retailer The Southern Co-operative at Salisbury Road, Blandford Forum, to show his support for CitizenCard's 'No ID, No Sale!' campaign.

There Bob met with Tom Perry, Student and Charity Manager for CitizenCard, Co-op Store Manager Wayne Fleming, Deputy Manager Amy Booth and Area Operations Manager Stuart Naylor to show his support for the organisation's 'No ID, No Sale!' policy and its...

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Nov
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Minister endorses CitizenCard as valid ID
Posted by CitizenCard on 02 November 2012 09:16 AM

Originally posted on 19-6-2012

Lord Henley, Minister of State for Crime Prevention and Antisocial Behaviour, has recommended that young adults should use CitizenCards (and other PASS-hologrammed cards) as proof of age on a night out to avoid the risk of losing their passports.

Lord Henley said:

"The Government fully endorses the Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) and would strongly encourage all retailers and door supervisors to accept PASS hologrammed cards as valid proof of age."...

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Nov
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Underage sale shop boss fined
Posted by CitizenCard on 02 November 2012 09:10 AM

Originally posted on 11-6-2012

An off-licence owner whose staff sold tobacco to a girl has been fined.

Manjit Singh, of Khera Off Licence, in Uppingham Road, Leicester, appeared before city magistrates.

He pleaded guilty to an offence under the Children's and Young Persons Act 1993 banning the sale of tobacco to anyone under 18.

A test purchase operation was carried out by trading standards in August, when an assistant at a shop sold a 15 yearold girl cigarettes without asking...

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